Music Jessica Bell, Lonesome Shack, Polyrhythmics — June 16, 2011 14:20 — 7 Comments
Music for the Masses, Music for the One
Different musics demand different venues for the creation of an optimum sonic experience. (That sounds too technical, but I just didn’t know how else to say it, please forgive me for sounding like a robot). Sometimes the sweaty dance floor is where it’s at, sometimes it’s a football field packed with 100,000 people, and sometimes the best music happens in a desolate bar occupied only by the flies and your sad self. Here are three very different songs that demonstrate this exact range.
Jessica Bell sings the classic lover’s lament
If you thought all the great old bluesmen were gone, you were wrong. Lonesome Shack is a bonafide juke-joint. True to the great tradition of Blind Blake, Lightnin’ Hopkins and Robert Johnson, singer Ben Todd moans that old-time woe in
The answer isn't poetry, but rather language
- Richard Kenney